19 Reviews

I love Brussels sprouts! This an easy and delicious way to prepare them. I felt the pistachios were a little lost in all the other bold ingredients and didn't really notice them, but I loved the bacon and balsamic.

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Delicious as it Looks August 16, 2015

Wow, I just made this for lunch and it was spectacular! I left out the bacon because I'm vegetarian, although I would like to try it with some veggie bacon when I have some on hand. I didn't feel like it was missing anything, though -- great balance of flavors and so easy, too. Thank you, KelBel, I will definitely be making this one again!

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Spice Princess April 05, 2011

MMMmmmm. I love Brussels Sprouts! Easy and quick way to fix. The only thing I did differently, was to pour off most of the bacon grease before sauteing the sprouts. As you can see, I also browned the sprouts a little more than called for. Thnx for sharing your recipe, KelBel.

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Darkhunter December 31, 2009

This was the hit of Thanksgiving among us sprout eaters. What a delightful combination of flavors. And easy to make on top of everything - key to a great recipe. I used a fig balsamic that I had made over the summer to finish this dish and it was terrific. Thanks so much for this extra-ordinary treatment.

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CampChatsworthCook November 28, 2009

Just had to try this! I am glad I did! I did not use any salt, the salt in the nuts were enough as well as the diced bacon. I drained most of the bacon grease and did not use as much balsamic vinegar as stated, mine is aged and very flavorful. Thanks!

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Montana Heart Song September 07, 2009

Made these as a side for Xmas Eve dinner. They were liked by all. I did use just a tad less balsamic vinegar, but otherwise made as directed. I love brussels sprouts in general, but it was nice to have them "dressed up" this way. Thanks!

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Lakerdog2 December 28, 2008

This was very different. DH loved this but for me it was a little tart and balsamic glaze kind of overpowered the sprouts for me. But we will make this again with a little less balsamic vinegar. Thanks KelBel.

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~Nimz~ November 09, 2008

Incredible taste, superb side dish! I made this for Thanksgiving with the goose we cooked and man oh man, was it a winner. My dad who is from the Azores Islands and likes real flavor in food loved it with his wine. This is loaded with flavor and is great with sourdough bread and light meat like chicken breasts or turkey.

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suzidoer November 13, 2007

I really liked this with the combination of flavors; however, most of my guests where not impressed with it. I've a feeling it's one of those individual type things that you either love or not. Don't think I'd try it again with company.

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Bonnie G #2 December 31, 2006

My first attempt at making brussel sprouts. All in all, a great combination of flavors, although the sprouts were still a little on the bitter side. I'm wondering if that's just the way brussel sprouts are supposed to taste. I like the idea of trying this with pinenuts.

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CeeBee November 15, 2005
Brussels Sprouts With Bacon, Pistachios and Balsamic Vinegar